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Competent Rigger -ANSI 10.48

Competent Rigger Course

The  Tower Safety Competent Rigger course is designed to include the OSHA requirements for safe construction rigging work practices in the United States defined in the Code of Federal Regulations Title 29 Part 1910 and 1926, SubPart  E, G, H, I, N, O, R, T, U,  and V.  TIA – 1019-A ,TIA 222, and TIA 322 Standards for Installation, Alteration and Maintenance of Antenna Supporting Structures and Antennas.  The new ANSI 10.48 Standards Criteria for Safety Practices with the Construction, Demolition, Modification and Maintenance of Communication Structures.

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Rigging is one of the most important safety and risk exposure considerations on any construction project and Tower Safety & Instruction reflects that importance in our Competent Rigger Course.

  • Rigging Plans
  • Unforeseen Forces
  • PrePlanning of rigging operations
  • Periodic and frequent inspection of tools and equipment
  • Monitoring of rigging work operations
  • OSHA Rules and Regulations
  • Hand Signals – Download our free Crane Hand Signal chart
  • Capstan Hoist

Students are  provided with a Riggers Handbook and a wallet Rigging Card to emphasize the importance of Tower Safety & Instruction training efforts. These handbooks and wallet cards are a quick reference for  basic safe rigging practices, sling tables, crane hand signals, and shackle charts.

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Call us , And Schedule YOUR Competent Rigger, Capstan Training and Hand Signal training, we will visit your location or we would love to  see you at one of our training locations.

We have 2 locations:


  1. 3620 S. 40th street, Phoenix, AZ 85040
  2. 3525 Asheville Hwy Hendersonville, NC 28791
Competent Rigger Training Classroom Learning Objectives

Competent Rigger:  This is an eight hour course that discusses the fundamentals of rigging. It is designed for rigging and handling loads in wireless construction that must adhere to the OSHA and ANSI/TIA 1019 regulations

  • Policies, OSHA, ANSI 10.48 standards, TIA 1019 and TIA 322 rigging regulations
    Tower Safety Competent Rigger

    Competent Rigger ANSI 10.48

  • Rigging Plans
  • Rigging Components
  • Rigging Identification
  • Center of Gravity
  • Steel Slings/Synthetic Slings/Rigging Hardware/Hitches-Capacities-Sling Protection
  • Recognize where the horizontal sling angles are located in a rigging triangle.
  • Determine how to calculate the load angle multiplier for slings.
  •  Calculate sling tension when the center of gravity is in the middle of the load.
  • Supporting Structure Loading
  • Load Factor
  • TIA 322
  • Capstan Rigging
  • Crane Hand Signals
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Call us – 480-313-0678 and Schedule YOUR Competent Rigger Training !

We will visit your location or would love to see you at our training facilities

Phoenix, AZ; Hendersonville, NC

We know your time is valuable and lets us work with your schedule. We are available evenings and weekends. 
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Tower Safety & Instruction

Kathy Gill founded Tower Safety & Instruction in 2013, having years of direct experience in the industry. Kathy served as the Safety Director in the wireless industry and a outside plant installer for AT&T/Lucent. An experience in which lead her to believe she could start making small changes in the industry, one student at a time. read more

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